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Emily King: Soulfully Honing Her Craft

Friday, July 31, 2015

Emily King performs songs from her new neo soul album 'The Switch' live in studio. 

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Lou Barlow: Bracing For Change

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Hear the lo-fi hero and veteran of Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh perform songs from his latest solo album. 


Forró In The Dark: A Charismatic Update on a Brazilian Classic

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro in the Dark Plays Zorn' live in the studio.


George Ezra: Soulful, Global Folk-Pop

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hear singer-songwriter George Ezra perform songs from his new album, Wanted on Voyage, in the Soundcheck studio.


Ethan Lipton And His Orchestra: Comedy Fit For Lounging

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hear musical hilarity ensue in a live performance by Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra.


Evan Caminiti: Visceral, Pulsating Soundscapes

Friday, July 17, 2015

Hear Evan Caminiti's pulsating synths live in the Soundcheck studio. 


Sam Lee: A Trailblazer For The Traditional

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Stream a live performance and interview with the British singer-songwriter. 

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The Weather Station: Warm, Hushed Indie Folk

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tamara Lindeman's group plays character sketches and confessional songs from its latest record, 'Loyalty.'


Paul Weller: Four Decades And Three Perfect Songs

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In forty years, The Modfather has had two hit-making bands, a brilliant solo career, and—by his estimate—he's recorded three 'perfect songs.'


The Many Lives of Amy Winehouse

Monday, July 13, 2015

Soundcheck's John Schaefer interviews the director of a new documentary about the late British pop culture phenom.


Eszter Balint: Sophisticated Rock With European Roots

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Hear Eszter Balint's sophisticated rock live in the Soundcheck studio.


Titus Andronicus: Explosive, Operatic Punk

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Get a loud preview of the expansive rock band's new album, live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Girlpool: Warm, Candid Musings On A Big World

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Hear the uncompromising punk of Girlpool live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Violent Femmes: Resurrection In The Desert

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Acoustic punk band plays live in the Soundcheck studio. 


A Little Sympathy For Allen Klein

Monday, June 29, 2015

The devil of rock history gets a second chance by music business writer, Fred Goodman. 

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Great Lake Swimmers: Ripe, Homespun Folk

Friday, June 26, 2015

Listen to the Toronto band spin their lush and poignant folk in the Soundcheck studio. 


Richard Thompson: 'Still' Breathing Life Into Folk

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Listen to the Brit-folk legend live in the Soundcheck studio. 


Sometimes Gravel, Sometimes Cream: Nina Simone's Resurgence

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Soundcheck talks to Liz Garbus, director of 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' on the mercurial star's new moment.


Leon Bridges: Polishing The Golden Era For A New Generation

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

He's been called the second coming of Sam Cooke, but the crooner proves he is entirely his own man in this intimate and engrossing performance in the Soundcheck studio.    


The Dad Rock Playlist: 15 Songs To Honor Our Fathers

Friday, June 19, 2015

This Father's Day, honor the tropical button ups, khaki pants and music that started it all.

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